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“Location is superior” 3 of 5 bubbles
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Amalia Hotel
Ranked #441 of 1,291 Hotels in Rome
Milpitas, California, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Location is superior”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2012

we stayed here in October 2011 for 5 days, 4 nights before going on a med cruise. The location was perfect -- right in the center of Rome, 10 minute walk to the Vatican, shopping and many restaurants were near by as well. The room we had was VERY small but my cousins room was like a suite for the same price we paid. I mentioned this to the front desk but they were not willing to adjust ours. First come, first serve which i think was very unfair. i would only stay there again if i knew which room i was getting. Other than that, very clean and the staff was friendly and helpful. The daily continental breakfast was decent too. One other problem is that the tv is in italian so if you don't speak the language, which we didn't, don't turn the tv on cause it can be annoying watching it in a language you cannot speak or understand..

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank Vivian B
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Western Ireland, Ireland
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2012

Right next to Vatican. Metro stop within 5min walk. Hotel is tastefully decorated. The rooms were large and clean. The elevator is one of those old style, elegant ones where you need to manually close the door - lovely.

On the negatives, no complementary toiletries (e.g. shampoo) in the bathroom, dining area for breakfast is a little small and quickly fills up, the service is typically Roman -minimal at best, and certainly not done even the fainest hint of a smile.

All in all, for Rome, it is a good hotel, bit pricey - but value for money in not possible Rome.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank The_Wayfarer2
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StaffRome, Manager at Amalia Hotel, responded to this review, 27 March 2014
Dear Client,
I appreciate your detailed and frank review of Hotel Amalia. I apologize since nobody at the hotel answeared to your review in the past. I have just taken in charge the management of the hotel and it is my pleasure to express my thanks to you and hope we will stay in touch..
I do hope you will visit Rome again in the near future.
Kind regards,
Luigi Pirrò
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Wiesbaden
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2011

No frills. Our family 2x Adults and 2x Teenagers, stayed at the Amalia Quad room 18-24 Dec, luckily the driver from the Hotel knew where the Hotel was at otherwise I don't think i would have found it. Staff was very "quiet". If you don't ask for something, they definitely aren't going to come forward and make any recommendations. The room was a little small for 4 people but clean. The Cleaning staff was excellent and helpful. The morning breakfast was pretty good. The lobby staff frequently made me feel like I was a guest and not a paying customer. You have to weigh the decision on staying here because of the location. Great access to the Vatican, Metro and shopping. It looks like the hotel was in the process of starting renovations.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank imf8819
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Island of Malta, Malta
Level Contributor
19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2011

I stayed in this hotel first week of December. I booked with DHR hotels , it's the same price that could have paid if I booked straight from the hotel, the only option is that you can cancel if you book with DHR. For sure you will be given a better room if you book straight from hotel cause the room I was given was like a prison cell. As soon as you open the window you will find air-condition units and empty bottles from nearby restaurant. Thats the view you will see nothing else .The only good option is the location, just 5 minutes walk and you are in the Vatican square. The rest is not as you see or read on this hotel. Breakfast is just a normal poor one. Tea and coffee crosaints and powdered juice .

  • Stayed December 2011
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank ribarnika
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StaffRome, Manager at Amalia Hotel, responded to this review, 27 March 2014
Dear Sir,
I am sorry for your review concerning the room.
I want to assure possible other customers that the room you mention has been dismissed and all room have pleasant internal or external view.
Hope you will reconsider to stay with us again.
Kind regards,
Luigi Pirrò
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Cork, Ireland
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2011

My husband and myself stayed in April for five days, we oranised a taxi with the hotel to collect us at the aerport and also for the return journey, it cost 42 euro each pay and well worth it.The hotel is in a great location just behind Vatican city we walked to all the various attractions.The hotel is very clean but basic, but then again you only sleep there, I would recommend this hotel and I would stay there again.

  • Stayed April 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Valerie5510
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StaffRome, Direttore at Amalia Hotel, responded to this review, 10 March 2014
Dear Valerie,
thank you for Hotel Amalia reccomendations throughout your appreciation of the staff professionally and courtesy along with rooms clean and large.
I am in charge of managing the hotel from a few weeks and I feel sorry that nobody answered your review in the past.
I really hope to see you in the future.
Kind regards,
Luigi Pirrò
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Property: Amalia Hotel
Address: Via Germanico 66, 00192 Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Prati
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Room Service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#304 Family Hotel in Rome
Price range (per night): $86 - $232
Hotel Class:3 star — Amalia Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel Amalia Vaticano, situated in a late 19th century "Palazzo" is only few steps from the Vatican, the Sistine Chapel an the metro station " Ottaviano S.Pietro. All rooms are equipped with private bathroom, LCD TV. Telephone, hair-dryer, safe, air-confitionig.Wifi free for Superior rooms. ... more   less 
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